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Sep 2019
September 4, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Hezbollah's weapons development.
Aug 2019
August 31, 2019 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the competing priorities in the conflict in Yemen.
August 30, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the role of the U.S. ambassador to Israel.
August 29, 2019 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the likelihood of an independent southern Yemen.
August 26, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Telegraph on the targets of recent Israeli strikes.
August 11, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the LA Times on the consequences of an Emirati withdrawal from Yemen.
August 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National Interest on Turkey's push for a safe zone in Syria.
August 7, 2019 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the Emirati withdrawal from Yemen.
August 3, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Times of Israel on the results of new Palestinian public opinion polling.
August 2, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on the relation between Hezbollah's finances and political support.
August 1, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on recent violence in Yemen.
Jul 2019
July 30, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Hezbollah's recent activities.
July 26, 2019 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Bahrain's geopolitical priorities.
July 24, 2019 Institute expert appeared on "Intelligence Matters" to talk about the prospects for an "ultimate deal".
July 23, 2019 Institute expert quoted by McClatchy about the policy consequences of a lack of Arab media freedom.
July 22, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Star Tribune about the need to mobilize diplomacy to ease tensions with Iran.
July 19, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on Iran's calculus for escalating tensions with the U.S.
July 18, 2019 Institute expert appeared on NPR's "Throughline" to discuss major conflicts in the Iran-U.S. relationship.
July 18, 2019 Institute expert appeared on Bloomberg TV to discuss the latest in tensions between Iran and the U.S.
July 17, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on the recent murders of Turkish diplomats in Erbil.
July 17, 2019 Institute expert quoted by POLITICO on the fallout of Turkey's expulsion from the U.S.-led F-35 consortium.
July 16, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National on the future of the peace process in Yemen.
July 12, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the consequences of Turkey's decision to purchase S-400s from Russia.
July 12, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Fox News about the fragile state of the Jordanian economy.
July 11, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National on the illegal activities of Hezbollah politicians in Lebanon.
July 11, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the UAE withdrawal from the conflict in Yemen.
July 10, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the strategic challenges in countering Russian aggression.
July 7, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the security threat of economic insolvency in the Palestinian Authority.
July 3, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Christian Science Monitor on the threat of Russia in Turkey's history.
July 2, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Voice of America on the role of regional allied militias in Iranian defense policy.
July 1, 2019 Institute expert quoted by POLITICO on the Russian state's narrative in foreign operations.
Jun 2019
June 30, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the reception of the Saudi Crown Prince at the G20 gathering of world leaders.
June 27, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Agence-France Presse on the potential Iranian response to a limited US strike.
June 26, 2019 Institute expert appeared on NPR to speak about takeaways from the recent U.S.-led conference in Bahrain.
June 24, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New Yorker on the messaging behind new sanctions on Iran.
June 23, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Erdogan's party's defeat in the repeat Istanbul mayoral election.
June 22, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on recent White House economic proposals for the Palestinians.
June 20, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the manageability of recent tensions between Iran and the U.S.
June 17, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Newsweek on the Houthi rebels' use of landmine in the war in Yemen.
June 16, 2019 Institute expert appeared on FOX News to discuss how the U.S. can use international allies to deter Iran.
June 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by POLITICO about Iran's strategic calculus regarding confrontation with the U.S.
June 13, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post about whether Israeli PM Netanyahu intends to annex settlements in the West Bank.
June 12, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National on the fallout from the sudden resignation of the Yemeni foreign minister.
June 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Atlantic on the risks of escalation with Iran.
June 3, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the pragmatism of Hamas' military leaders.
June 1, 2019 Institute experts quoted by the New York Times on the release of a peace plan in the wake of a new election in Israel.
May 2019
May 30, 2019 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour about the dissolution of the Israeli parliament and the new elections.
May 29, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Reuters about the consequences of Turkey purchasing a Russian missile system.
May 27, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal for his mapping of Iran-aligned militia groups across the region.
May 23, 2019 Institute expert quoted by AP on the prospect of Iran negotiating with the U.S.
May 19, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the rollout of the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan.
May 18, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the effect of U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah's ability to raise funds.
May 17, 2019 Institute expert appeared on BBC's "The Briefing Room" to speak about tensions between Iran and the US.
May 16, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Iran's strategic thinking.
May 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the relationship between Iran and Houthi rebels in Yemen.
May 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Atlantic on the threat posed by Iran-backed militias in Iraq.
May 6, 2019 Institute experts quoted by the New York Times on recent escalations between Gaza-controlled Hamas and Israel.
May 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Erdogan's call to re-do elections in Istanbul.
May 3, 2019 Institute expert quoted by POLITICO on the prospects for success in a Middle East peace plan.
Apr 2019
April 30, 2019 Institute expert quoted by ABC7-WJLA on the evolving threat of ISIS.
April 29, 2019 Institute expert quoted by The New Yorker on ISIS leader al-Baghdadi's first on-camera appearance in five years.
April 24, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Sen. Menendez's efforts to block an arms deal with Saudi Arabia.
April 22, 2019 Institute expert quoted by PolitiFact on U.S. presidents' approaches to the legality of Israeli settlements.
April 19, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on President Trump's approach to Libya.
April 17, 2019 Institute expert interviewed for VOA Persian about Israel's strategy to counter Iran's military presence in the region.
April 15, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Turkey's role in U.S. policy in the Eastern Mediterranean.
April 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Netanyahu's strategy regarding the Trump peace plan and annexation.
April 12, 2019 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on the U.S. FTO designation of the IRGC.
April 10, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the political challenges of Netanyahu's pending indictments.
April 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Netanyahu's election promise to annex parts of the West Bank.
April 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on possible consequences of designating the IRGC as a terrorist organization.
April 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Al Jazeera on possible personal sanctions against politicians connected to Hezbollah.
April 3, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on the effect of Algerian president Bouteflika's resignation.
April 2, 2019 Institute expert quoted by The New Yorker on the meaning of Erdogan's loss of Istanbul in recent mayoral elections.
April 1, 2019 Institute expert quoted by The National Interest on the effect of sanctions on Iran's leadership.
Mar 2019
March 26, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Iranian entrenchment in Syria.
March 23, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the remnants of ISIS.
March 21, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the consequences of Trump's recognition of the Golan Heights as Israeli.
March 20, 2019 Institute expert featured in Circa special on the 15th anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
March 18, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National on Sec. Pompeo's top interests in Lebanon.
March 15, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Israel and Hamas' attempts to de-escalate recent tensions.
March 12, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg about Algerian president Bouteflika's political strategy.
March 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post about how the U.S. should view the Saudi crown prince and his reform efforts.
March 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National about the State Dept. terrorist designation of Iraqi Shiite militia Harakat Al Nujaba.
March 4, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Axios about how to navigate Washington's strained relations with the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince.
March 2, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Israeli PM Netanyahu's fight for political survival.
Feb 2019
February 26, 2019 Institute experts quoted by the New York Times on financial incentives within the Trump administration's peace plan.
February 25, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on why Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif attempted to resign.
February 22, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the Saudi crown prince's trip to Asia.
February 20, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the World Politics Review on Palestinian unity government collapse.
February 16, 2019 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the timing of the Trump administration's peace plan.
February 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on Iraq's fragile recovery post-ISIS.
February 11, 2019 Institute expert quoted by NPR on the consequences of President Erdogan's push to create a more religious Turkey.
February 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Saudi Arabia's public relations strategy.
February 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Media Line on Egyptian President Sisi's coverage in Western media.
February 4, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the U.S.-Iraq military partnership in defeating ISIS.
February 1, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Hezbollah's influence in the Lebanese government.
Jan 2019
January 28, 2019 Institute experts quoted by Foreign Policy on the unintended consequences of the U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria.
January 21, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on ISIS's targeted assassination campaign in Iraq.
January 18, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post about American politicians' views on Middle East policy.
January 16, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times about the ISIS attack on U.S. soldiers in Manbij, Syria.
January 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on a potential safe zone in Syria.
January 12, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the LA Times on Gulf states' foreign policy and U.S. engagement in the region.
January 11, 2019 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the impact of Syria policy confusion on U.S. allies.
January 7, 2019 Institute expert quoted by POLITICO on the timing of Sec. Pompeo's speech in Cairo.
January 3, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on U.S. military aid to the Lebanese Armed Forces.
Dec 2018
December 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the National on the U.S. relationship with the UAE.
December 24, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post on the U.S. role in a future Middle East Peace Process.
December 22, 2018 Institute experts quoted by CNBC on President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.
December 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's compulsion to control northeastern Syria.
December 17, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Houthi attacks on fishing boats in the Red Sea.
December 14, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Agence France-Presse on the ceasefire agreement in Yemen.
December 11, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg about the potential for escalation between Israel and Hezbollah.
December 6, 2018 Institute expert quoted by ABC News on the options for Congressional action on Saudi Arabia.
December 4, 2018 Insituite expert quoted by The National on upcoming UN talks about the future of Western Sahara.
Nov 2018
November 27, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the Saudi crown prince's advisors.
November 25, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the LA Times on Turkey's use of government policy and resources to embrace a more conservative Islam.
November 21, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the National on how U.S. sanctions on Iran affect Hezbollah's economy.
November 18, 2018 Institute expert appeared on CNN International to speak about the Houthi's call for a ceasefire in the war in Yemen.
November 13, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times about the prospect of a peace settlement following a weekend of violence in Gaza.
November 9, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Star Tribune about Iran's reactions to the Trump administration's maximum pressure campaign.
November 7, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times about the use of Turkish Airlines as a tool to expand Turkey's influence.
November 5, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the limited impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran.
November 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post about the newest round of U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Oct 2018
October 31, 2018 Institute expert quoted by BuzzFeed News on the ISIS assassination campaign in Iraq against local Sunni leaders.
October 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed's promise to discredit religious extremism.
October 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on what Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's visit to Oman means for his peace strategy.
October 25, 2018 Institute expert appeared on BBC Radio to speak about how the culprit behind recent mailed pipe bombs will be caught.
October 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkish President Erdogan's efforts to undermine Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed.
October 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New Yorker on U.S. policy toward Saudi Arabia and its crown prince.
October 18, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Boston Herald on the structural problems in the U.S.-Saudi relationship.
October 17, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on concerns about Saudi Arabia's leadership in the wake of Khashoggi's disappearance.
October 15, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Atlantic on the domestic Turkish dynamics of the diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia.
October 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the strategic value of not sanctioning SWIFT in pursuit of isolating Iran.
October 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the foiled Iranian terrorist plots in Europe.
October 11, 2018 Institute expert featured on Slate's The Gist podcast about the conflict in Yemen.
October 7, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Saudi-Turkish relations in the wake of Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.
October 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the interaction between the Iranian economy and U.S. policy.
October 1, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on divisions in the vote for a new Iraqi president.
Sep 2018
September 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by ABC News on the U.S. Consulate in Basra closing.
September 25, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the U.S.'s diplomatic strategy against Iran.
September 24, 2018 Institute expert quoted by CBS News on the Palestinian perspective on the Trump administration's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan.
September 22, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on popular opposition to Syrian refugees in Turkey.
September 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the importance of Jordanian internal security.
September 17, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the benefit of a 'demilitarized zone' in Syria for Turkish foreign relations.
September 13, 2018 Institute expert quoted by JNS on the prospect of a Palestinian-Jordanian confederation.
September 11, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the evolution of ISIS.
September 10, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the administration's strategy with PLO leaders.
September 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on radicalization in Tunisia's prisons.
September 6, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the Trump administration's policy with the Palestinians.
September 4, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PBS's Amanpour to speak about what may be coming in Idlib.
September 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Telegraph on Iranian arms transfers and their threat to Israel.
Aug 2018
August 30, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New Yorker on the state of ISIS in Iraq.
August 29, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Atlantic on Iran's long-term strategy against Israel.
August 27, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Defense Secretary Mattis' influence on Persian Gulf affairs.
August 27, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on a U.S.-Saudi deal that would limit civilian casualties in the war in Yemen.
August 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Christian Science Monitor on how U.S. economic sanctions strengthens Turkish president Erdogan.
August 22, 2018 Institute expert quoted by CBS News on Secretary Pompeo's policy priorities at the State Department.
August 20, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Axios on the political impasse between the U.S. and Turkey amid the detention of an American pastor.
August 16, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the creation of an Iran Action Group at the U.S. State Department.
August 14, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Lawfare on the recent Saudi airstrike in Yemen.
August 13, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the utility of sanctions in American foreign relations.
August 10, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the causes of heightened tensions between the U.S. and Turkey.
August 9, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on recent strikes in the Gaza Strip and Southern Israel.
August 6, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the effect of Libyan instability on Tunisian security.
August 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Iranian domestic political vulnerability.
Jul 2018
July 31, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the National on the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran.
July 27, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on recent tensions between the U.S. and Turkey.
July 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the National Review on the growing relationship between Russia and Egypt.
July 24, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Vanity Fair on Iran's multidimensional threat to the Middle East.
July 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on U.S. policy toward Iran.
July 20, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Hamas' strategy in Gaza.
July 20, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Yahoo News on the legal authority necessary to confront Iran in Syria.
July 17, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the resurgence of ISIS in Iraq.
July 16, 2018 Institute expert quoted by McClatchy on the diplomatic ramifications of the Helsinki summit.
July 15, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New Yorker on potential outcomes of the Trump-Putin Helsinki summit.
July 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post on Russia's role in the Syrian conflict.
July 11, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the National on terror attacks in Tunisia
July 9, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkish parliamentary politics.
July 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Emirati military operations in Yemen.
July 5, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post on the role of Israel in American politics.
July 5, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iranian strategy in Syria.
July 2, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The National on U.S. plans to coordinate Iran sanctions with Gulf allies.
Jun 2018
June 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Economist on Turkey's election results.
June 27, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on the Trump administration's relations with the Palestinian Authority.
June 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the international response to U.S. sanctions on the Iranian oil market.
June 25, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on Turkish politics in the wake of Erdogan's reelection.
June 24, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the Middle East peace process.
June 24, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkish PM Erodgan's reelection.
June 23, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections.
June 22, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AP on Iraq's election recount.
June 21, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PBS to discuss the Turkish elections.
June 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the upcoming Turkish election.
June 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on airstrike on the Iraqi-Syrian border.
June 15, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the Saudi-led coalition's military operation in Hodeidah.
June 14, 2018 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss F-35 sales to Turkey.
June 14, 2018 Institute expert appeared on BBC Newshour to discuss the crisis in Yemen.
June 10, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Gulf economic aid offered to Jordan.
June 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Vice News on Russia's military presence in Syria.
June 5, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PRI's "The World" to discuss the impending siege on the Yemeni port of Hodeidah.
June 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Financial Times on Iranian nuclear enrichment post-JCPOA.
June 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on U.S. military assistance to the Lebanese Armed Forces.
May 2018
May 30, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Al Arabiya on the Trump administration's Middle East policy.
May 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Times of Israel on views of Israel in Saudi media.
May 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on Turkey's recent currency problems.
May 20, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's electoral success.
May 17, 2018 Institute experts appeared on NPR to discuss violence on the Israel-Gaza border.
May 16, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on Iraq's election results.
May 14, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on Europe's post-JCPOA path.
May 9, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the Trump administration's post-JCPOA Iran policy.
May 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The National on Europe's reaction to the U.S. JCPOA withdrawal.
May 7, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on how Iran benefits from Hezbollah's electoral victories in Lebanon.
May 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on U.S. military assistance to Saudi forces in the Yemen war.
Apr 2018
April 30, 2018 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss whether or not the Trump administration will withdraw from the Iran deal.
April 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Turkey's opposition parties' strategy in the June election.
April 25, 2018 Institute experts quoted by Bloomberg on French President Macron's case for not withdrawing from the JCPOA.
April 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on French President Macron's Washington visit.
April 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on Turkey's upcoming snap elections.
April 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by NPR on Russia's efforts to repatriate the children of ISIS members.
April 16, 2018 Institute expert appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss U.S. strikes in Syria.
April 15, 2018 Institute expert appeared on CBS Face the Nation to discuss the U.S. strategy in Syria.
April 14, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Syria's chemical weapons program.
April 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on U.S. response to the Syrian chemical weapons attack.
April 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's U.S. tour.
April 5, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Russia and Turkey's plans to shape post-war Syria.
April 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on a Bahraini bank's efforts to flout sanctions.
April 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the Trump administration's Iran policy.
Mar 2018
March 30, 2018 Institute experts quoted in The Hill on American investments in the Palestinian Authority Security Forces.
March 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on how sanctions would be reimposed on Iran should the U.S. walk away from the JCPOA.
March 27, 2018 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the expulsion of Russian diplomats from Western countries.
March 26, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PBS to discuss the appointment of John Bolton as national security advisor.
March 23, 2018 Institute expert was quoted by Bloomberg on recent national security position departures in the Trump administration.
March 20, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the Israeli bombing of a Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007.
March 18, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's upcoming Washington visit.
March 15, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on the status of the Syrian civil war after seven years.
March 11, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on sectarian and ethnic rifts in Iraq.
March 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on internet censorship in Turkey.
March 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming Washington visit.
Feb 2018
February 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on the North Korea-Syria defense relationship.
February 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on Saudi military leadership shakeup.
February 21, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the disintegration of press freedom in Lebanon.
February 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Iran's Mahan Air evading sanctions to buy airplane parts.
February 17, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on recent efforts to raise funds for Iraq's reconstruction.
February 14, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on the next phase of the Syrian civil war.
February 10, 2018 Institute expert cited in the Wall Street Journal on the deterioration of Lebanon's political freedoms.
February 10, 2018 Institute experts quoted by the New York Times on the downing of an Israeli F-16 near the Israeli-Syrian border.
February 6, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Qatar's increased lobbying efforts in Washington.
February 2, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the war in Yemen.
Jan 2018
January 31, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on U.S. sanctions on Hamas.
January 31, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on the friction between Qatar and the GCC.
January 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AP on Vice President Pence's visit to Israel.
January 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's assault on Afrin in Syria.
January 21, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Vice President Pence's Middle East trip.
January 18, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Cipher Brief on the U.S.-Turkey relationship.
January 16, 2018 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on U.S.-Kurdish cooperation in Syria.
January 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on the Trump administration's vision for the Iran nuclear deal.
January 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Politico on the future of the Iran nuclear deal.
January 10, 2018 Institute expert quoted in Foreign Policy on the Islamic State's possible resurgence.
January 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Politico on the Trump administration's options regarding the Iran deal.
January 4, 2018 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the Iran protests.
January 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the protests in Iran.
January 1, 2018 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the U.S. policy response to the Iran protests.
Dec 2017
December 28, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on EU-Turkish relations.
December 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's Syria strategy.
December 23, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's upcoming elections.
December 22, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the war in Yemen.
December 21, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the UN vote regarding the Trump administration's Jerusalem announcement.
December 18, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on the continued American military presence in Iraq following the defeat of ISIS.
December 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Business Insider on Saudi Arabia's military capabilities.
December 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on U.S.-supplied weapons captured by ISIS in Syria.
December 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Vice President Pence's upcoming trip to the Middle East.
December 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on Turkish President Erdogan's visit to Greece.
December 8, 2017 Institute experts appeared on NPR to discuss the Palestinian view on the Trump administration's Jerusalem announcement.
December 6, 2017 Institute experts cited by New York Times column on the Trump administration's Jerusalem announcement.
December 6, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR's "All Things Considered" to discuss the White House's Jerusalem announcement.
December 5, 2017 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on Libya and the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean.
December 5, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the White House's Jerusalem announcement.
Nov 2017
November 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Newsweek on North Korean military cooperation with Iran and Syria.
November 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on the Islamic State's presence in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
November 25, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Turkey's role in U.S. efforts to stabilize Syria.
November 25, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on the Islamic State's dwindling territory and increasingly reckless tactics.
November 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Christian Science Monitor on the direction of Saudi policy and implications for the U.S.
November 15, 2017 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on Israeli-Saudi relations.
November 11, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan drafting.
November 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AP on the Houthi missile attack on Saudi Arabia.
November 7, 2017 Institute expert appeared on CNBC to explain how the direction of Saudi domestic policy affects the business climate.
November 7, 2017 Institute experts quoted by CNN on the arrests of royal family members and ministers in Saudi Arabia.
November 2, 2017 Institute expert appeared on BBC to discuss the regional influence of Iran's IRGC.
November 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on the terrorist attack in New York City.
Oct 2017
October 30, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on post-referendum Turkish-KRG relations.
October 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on Iraqi Prime Minister al-Abadi's tenure as head of state.
October 25, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's visit to the Middle East.
October 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on U.S. priorities in Syria after the fall of ISIS.
October 16, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PRI's "The World" to discuss the conflict over Kirkuk.
October 16, 2017 Institute expert appeared on CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss path forward for the Iran nuclear deal.
October 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by The Economist on the Trump administration's threats to back out of the Iran deal.
October 12, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the possibility of renegotiating the JCPOA.
October 12, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the business implications of the Trump administration's Iran policy.
October 11, 2017 Institute expert's book on U.S. Afghanistan stability operations excerpted by Foreign Policy magazine.
October 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the Fatah-Hamas reconciliation efforts.
October 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the intensifying U.S.-Turkey diplomatic spat.
October 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the Yemen war's spillover effects in Saudi Arabia.
October 3, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Russia's increased presence in the Middle East.
October 2, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on the Islamic State's diminishing oil revenues.
Sep 2017
September 29, 2017 Institute expert appeared on BBC Newshour to discuss the aftermath of the KRG referendum.
September 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Iran's growing, unchecked influence in Syria.
September 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the decision to allow Saudi women to drive.
September 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on the energy implications of the KRG referendum.
September 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the pitfalls for U.S. policy in the recent Iraqi Kurdistan referendum.
September 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on Jordanian crown prince's speech to the UN.
September 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on Israeli PM Netanyahu's speech to the UN General Assembly.
September 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the U.S. urging the Kurdistan Regional Government to cancel the scheduled referendum.
September 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post regarding the Islamic State's shifting tactics in the face of defeat.
September 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Europe's view of the JCPOA.
September 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the latest failed attempt to quell the Saudi-Qatari feud.
September 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on Israeli strike on Syrian chemical weapons site.
September 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times on recent intelligence collected on the Islamic State.
September 7, 2017 Institute experts quoted by USA Today on the dwindling Syrian territory under ISIS control.
September 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the liberation of the Iraqi city of Tal Afar from ISIS.
Aug 2017
August 31, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Times of Israel on prospect of the Trump administration declaring Iran's noncompliance in the JCPOA.
August 29, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the death of Iran's former foreign minister.
August 24, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Assad approaching the point where his forces will control half of Syrian territory.
August 23, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the White House’s latest efforts to move the peace process forward.
August 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on the remaining battles ahead in the effort to drive ISIS from Iraq.
August 22, 2017 Institute executive director quoted in New York Times on the Trump administration's decision to withhold aid from Egypt.
August 18, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
August 17, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on Assad's push into eastern Syria.
August 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AP on the significance of Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s trips to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
August 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the resumption of military exercises with Egypt.
August 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post regarding Palestinian messaging to the Trump White House.
August 4, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on purges in Turkey targeting Erdogan's political adversaries.
August 2, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the rising tensions regarding the Temple Mount.
Jul 2017
July 31, 2017 Institute expert quoted by The National on Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada Al Sadr’s visit to Saudi Arabia.
July 30, 2017 Institute expert appeared on Fox News to discuss sanctions bill aimed at Iran, North Korea, and Russia.
July 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on ISIS's weakening grip on Raqqa.
July 25, 2017 Institute expert appeared on Bloomberg to discuss new sanctions legislation aimed at Iran, North Korea, and Russia.
July 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on how the Gulen-Erdogan feud affects business in Turkey.
July 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on U.S. efforts to fight the Assad regime in Syria.
July 18, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Christian Science Monitor on U.S. military support for Lebanon.
July 15, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the situation in Turkey one year after the failed coup.
July 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on the one-year anniversary of the failed coup in Turkey.
July 12, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR’s Morning Edition to discuss the present challenges and opportunities in the peace process.
July 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the road ahead after the fall of Mosul in the fight against ISIS.
July 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on Secretary Tillerson's efforts to mediate the Qatar crisis.
July 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted on the destruction inflicted on Mosul during ISIS control and expulsion.
July 6, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Fox News on the remaining ISIS territory in Iraq.
July 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Qatar's "investment diplomacy."
Jun 2017
June 30, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the status of the Trump administration's peace process push.
June 30, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the regional grievances fueling the Qatar crisis.
June 28, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Syrian chemical weapons activity.
June 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the Muslim Brotherhood's role in the Qatar crisis.
June 23, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CBS News on the regional dynamics surrounding the Qatar crisis.
June 23, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the list of Saudi demands for Qatar to deescalate crisis.
June 21, 2017 Institute experts quoted in USA Today on Saudi Prince Muhammad bin Salman's appointment to crown prince.
June 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the U.S. downing of a Syrian jet.
June 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times the escalating tensions between the U.S. and Russia in Syria.
June 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on the Islamic State becoming less of a priority in the battle for Syria.
June 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted in Financial Times on the ongoing diplomatic spat between the GCC and Qatar.
June 7, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on China's neutrality regarding the Saudi-Iran feud.
June 5, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on growing tensions within the GCC regarding Qatar.
June 5, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the root causes of the growing internal rift between the GCC and Qatar.
June 1, 2017 Institute executive director quoted by the Associated Press on Trump's warming ties with Gulf capitals.
May 2017
May 31, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iran's destabilizing activities in the Middle East.
May 25, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on ISIS’s presence in Libya in the wake of the Manchester bombing.
May 25, 2017 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on Saudi investment in U.S. infrastructure projects.
May 23, 2017 Institute executive director quoted by Politico analyzing President Trump's Israel visit.
May 22, 2017 Institute experts quoted by CNN on prospects for progess in the Middle East peace process.
May 22, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss President Trump's visit to Israel.
May 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on President Trump's upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia.
May 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Politico on things to watch for during President Trump's Middle East trip.
May 17, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss Turkish President Erdogan's Washington visit.
May 17, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Politico on downsides of President Trump weighing in on succession politics in Saudi Arabia.
May 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on looming political issues heading into Iran's presidential election.
May 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on White House decision to arm the Kurdish YPG.
May 6, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on President Trump's push for progress in the Middle East peace process.
May 4, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Politico on President Trump's changing views on Saudi Arabia.
May 2, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the upcoming Abbas-Trump meeting.
May 2, 2017 Institute experts quoted in Washington Post previewing Mahmoud Abbas's Washington visit.
Apr 2017
April 29, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on the dire situation for migrants in Libya.
April 26, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the latest purges in Turkey in the wake of the referendum.
April 25, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on Saudi Arabia's resumption of paying worker benefits and ministers' salaries.
April 24, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on new U.S. sanctions aimed at the Assad regime.
April 23, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Saudi Arabia's new ambassador to Washington.
April 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by The Economist on the question of President Erdogan's legitimacy in the aftermath of the referendum.
April 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the disqualification of Mahmoud Ahmedinejad from Iran's May elections.
April 17, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the results of Turkey's referendum.
April 15, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's investigation of 17 Americans and former government officials.
April 11, 2017 Institute expert cited by the Washington Post on Iran and Russia’s steadfast ties.
April 11, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on the Palm Sunday attacks in Egypt and ensuing state of emergency declaration.
April 8, 2017 Institute experts quoted by CNN on U.S. military action against Syria's Assad.
April 7, 2017 Institute expert appeared on CNBC to discuss U.S. strikes on Syrian air base.
April 4, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria.
April 3, 2017 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on President Trump and Egyptian President Sisi's White House meeting.
April 3, 2017 Institute experts quoted by CNN on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's Washington visit.
April 2, 2017 Institute expert quoted in the Washington Post on Iran's increasing support for Bahraini militants.
Mar 2017
March 30, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR's Morning Edition to discuss Secretary of State Tillerson's trip to Turkey.
March 28, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on Russia's increased military presence in Libya.
March 27, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss how to tackle homegrown terrorism.
March 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on U.S. support for the Saudi campaign in Yemen.
March 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on Iraqi Kurdistan's oil industry.